Definition: Rumen protection

EU legislation

Process which, either by physical treatment with use of heat, pressure, steam and combination of such conditions and/or through the action of e.g. aldehydes, lingosulfonates, sodium hydroxide or organic acids (such as propionic or tannic acid) aims to protect the nutrients from degradation in the rumen
European Union, Commission Regulation (EU) No 68/2013 of 16 January 2013 on the Catalogue of feed materials, Official Journal of the European Union No L 29, 30.1.2013, p. 5

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